234: Iwajiro Tada

234: Iwajiro Tada

Iwajiro Tada

He was born on 10 February 1883. He was a fruit picker employed by Kuizo Kobayashi, Kelowna, BC. His family includes Natsu Mizuhata (mother; nee Natsu Tada), Kazaemon Mizuhata (father), and Tashiro Asano (common-law wife). His home address is listed as 637 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC and 121 Heatley Avenue, Vancouver, BC. He was forcibly uprooted to Popoff Farms, Slocan, BC, and New Denver, BC.
Sex M
Date of Birth 10 February 1883
Nationality Japanese national
Locations after uprooting
New Denver, BC
Locations before uprooting
C-9305 (639-647)
Type Person
Custodian Number 234
Name Iwajiro Tada
Not Before: 29 March 1942
Not After: 06 November 1946



234: Iwajiro Tada


Metadata Author: Gordon Lyall
Metadata Author: Alex Yodistra
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